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Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis

3rd Edition

Simon Washington, Matthew G. Karlaftis, Fred Mannering, Panagiotis Anastasopoulos
February 12, 2020

Praise for the Second Edition: The second edition introduces an especially broad set of statistical methods … As a lecturer in both transportation and marketing research, I find this book an excellent textbook for advanced undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students, covering topics from simple...

Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

1st Edition

Gary Anglin
November 18, 2019

To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major...

Rock Mechanics Through Project-Based Learning

1st Edition

Ivan Gratchev
November 05, 2019

Traditional textbooks on rock mechanics often fail to engage students in the learning process as such books are packed with theory that students are unlikely to use in their future employment. In contrast, this book delivers the fundamentals of rock mechanics using a more practical and engaging...

Craig's Soil Mechanics

9th Edition

Jonathan Knappett, R.F. Craig
October 31, 2019

Craig’s Soil Mechanics continues to evolve and remain the definitive text for civil engineering students worldwide. It covers fundamental soil mechanics and its application in applied geotechnical engineering from A to Z and at the right depth for an undergraduate civil engineer, with sufficient...

Construction Superintendents: Essential Skills for the Next Generation

1st Edition

Len Holm, John E. Schaufelberger
October 29, 2019

Construction Superintendents: Essential Skills for the Next Generation is the first college-level textbook designed to prepare you to take on a site supervisor role on a complex jobsite. The book covers the responsibilities of superintendents in relation to the jobsite project management team, the...

Advanced Steel Design of Structures

1st Edition

Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
October 29, 2019

Advanced Steel Design of Structures examines the design principles of steel members under special loads and covers special geometric forms and conditions not typically presented in standard design books. It explains advanced concepts in a simple manner using numerous illustrative examples and...

Science and Mathematics for Engineering

6th Edition

John Bird
October 10, 2019

A practical introduction to the engineering science and mathematics required for engineering study and practice. Science and Mathematics for Engineering is an introductory textbook that assumes no prior background in engineering. This new edition covers the fundamental scientific knowledge that all...

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plate and Shell Structures

1st Edition

Buntara Gan
October 08, 2019

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plates and Shell Structures proposes a novel technique for plate and shell governing equations based on isogeometric analysis, which condenses the dynamic equilibrium equation for plate and shell structures—suitable for reducing the computation cost of large...

Roadwork: Theory and Practice

6th Edition

Malcolm Copson, Peter Kendrick, Steve Beresford
October 03, 2019

Roadwork: Theory and Practice, now in its sixth edition, gives the essential information needed by every road worker, highway technician, incorporated, graduate or chartered engineer, not only by explaining the theory of road construction and its associated activities, but by illustrating its...

Creating Emotionally Intelligent Workspaces: A Design Guide to Office Chemistry

1st Edition

Edward Finch, Guillermo Aranda-Mena
September 16, 2019

Emotions in the workplace have until recently been seen simply as a distraction. We often think of work as rational, logical and non-emotional. But organisations are waking up to the key role of emotions and affect at work. Emotions influence how we make decisions, how we relate with one another...

Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ram S. Gupta
June 21, 2019

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated...

Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures Under Extreme Transient Loads

1st Edition

Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Naida Ademović
May 30, 2019

The effect of combined extreme transient loadings on a structure is not well understood—whether the source is man-made, such as an explosion and fire, or natural, such as an earthquake or extreme wind loading. A critical assessment of current knowledge is timely (with Fukushima-like disasters or...